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KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)

Auku g. 2A, Vilnius 01113, Lithuania
+370 5 249 6264
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Auku g. 2A, Vilnius 01113, Lithuania
+370 5 249 6264
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Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

It is probably worth to get a guide otherwise (the first part especially)might be boring. The place is quite impressive and it is really worth visiting it to reflect and get a feeling of what happened...I would say it is quite disturbing...

Thank Domenico F
Reviewed December 9, 2015 via mobile

Highly informative museum which cost just 4€ to get in. There is 2 floors including the cells which makes your skin tingle knowing what happened down there. Almost all of the exhibitions are in English and have many pictures and text. It is intresting to...More

2  Thank Chantelle J
Reviewed December 7, 2015

Four of us visited the museum while in Vilnius and I can honestly say I was fascinated by all the facts and exhibits. I learned a lot from this visit as I am ashamed to say I was not up with the history of Lithuania...More

1  Thank 45marda
Reviewed December 7, 2015

We spent 3 hours in the museum because there was so much to see and read. The museum is in the building where the KGB was located so in addition to the exhibits you could see the actual cells, execution chamber, etc.

Thank scp1939
Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

I learnt a lot in here about the treatment of Lithuanians during by the Germans and Soviets that I was amazed I didn't know. The exhibition is mainly text and photos with some exhibits so consequently there is a lot of reading. It could do...More

Thank WiseTreeOwl
Reviewed December 2, 2015

I try to make it a point in places like Vilnius where many citizens suffered and died to bear witness in my small way. This museum allows you to do that in a remarkable way not in so much because of the presentation of the...More

1  Thank Pen_Princess
Reviewed November 29, 2015

Quite a big place but basically after first two rooms it is just repetitive. Prison section was as uninteresting as it is just empty cells. There is staff there to "help" but they were busy reading their books. Have been to killing fields in Cambodia...More

1  Thank gill b
Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic group visit with English speaking guide, Richard . This is value for money , but if you are a group I would recommend having a guide. The guided tour left you asking for more, which we did ourselves by retracing our steps. Thanks to...More

Reviewed November 26, 2015

The Genocide museum or KGB museum is a must see in Vilnius. During a century this building has served as a place of horror in different areas. Both the Nazis and the Sovjet NKVD or KGB have been in this building which has its authentic...More

1  Thank Roger L
Reviewed November 26, 2015

This is a must see attraction very easy to walk to from the centre of the town. Admission fee is only 4euro well worth the experience. It tells a very sad yet interesting story that took place in most off our lifetimes. Allow a couple...More

1  Thank Willie N
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Response from Art P | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but it's walking distance from Cathedral Square.
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Response from CandM04211 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is and they insist you use it, my visit was a bit rushed. But loads of sad stories cover the walls of the rooms Christabelle x